Category Archives: motivation

Life’s Ring of Keys

With each passing day I am reminded more and more how all of this stuff is connected and how each of us are somehow related to our neighbor. And with each passing day, I am reminded that the lessons I’ve learned about life, about dealing with disease, about work, about sports, or about anything else [...]
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Mentors, Teachers, Coaches, Legends

A word of thanks to Ted and Steve I know I am big on giving thanks and recognition for those people who have made an impact on my life. I have often sung the praises and the importance of the family support that I have always received; whether it was in my athletic endeavors, my leukemia [...]
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My New Year’s Wish

Here is a good New Year’s resolution suggestion. Rather than living life through the I, me, mine lens, let’s practice the fine art of being humble but still proud. Rather than telling the world how hard you’ve trained, how fast you’ve raced, how fantastic your lavish gifts or vacations may have been, and how generally wonderful [...]
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Dawn Stensland Show

If you missed my appearance on the Dawn Stensland Show, it will air again on January 2nd at 10:30 AM on WMCN. And should you not be able to catch that, here are the links to the three segments that we did on December 23rd. We had a great time and were most impressed by Dawn and the crew. Thanks for making us all feel at home.
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Dawn Stensland Show Apprearance Monday 12/23 at 10:30 AM

Just a quick heads up. On Monday 12/23 at 10:30 AM I will be a guest on the Dawn Stensland show on WMCN talking about health, life, cancer, family, triathlon, and how t all fits together in my world. This is a 30 minute live talk show, with viewer call in capabilities.  WMCN can be found [...]
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Another Treatment Down

Yesterday I sat through treatment number three in this current series of Rituxan sessions to treat a few of my leukemia symptoms that reappeared a few months ago. We made the decision to treat it once a month for anywhere between 4-6 months. So, 3 down and 1-3 to go. I feel great and I am looking [...]
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10 Things Positive People Don’t Do

Here is a great little read courtesy of Lifehack. Click HERE to read.
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Cabrini Swim Team Talk

I had an opportunity to talk to the Cabrini College swim team last night. That was fun for me as I graduated from Cabrini many lifetimes ago so I enjoy visiting the campus whenever I can.  I went in totally cold and unscripted so I wasn’t sure how I was going to frame whatever I [...]
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TNT Talk at the 2013 Philadelphia Marathon Dinner

My perspective on cancer was always that it was something that happened to others. The sick, the elderly. I grew up one of those perfectly healthy kids who played every sport that I could sink my teeth into. I attended college on a soccer scholarship. I hung on the fringe of a pro soccer career [...]
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Challenge AC Profile

The folks at Challenge Atlantic City were very nice in recognizing me in their "Profiles of Courage". The Challange Family rocks and I am very excited to be racing this event in my back yard of Atlantic City New Jersey.
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